Friday, April 18, 2014

Updating the Hay Aisle

A little over a week ago, I came home from work to find Rick finishing up the renovation to the hay aisle.  As you recall, the original design of pasture fencing secured with metal posts had worked well for a while, but was becoming slack and easier for donkeys to manipulate.

My husband is a retired carpenter, extraordinaire.  He built our house, the donkey shed, etc and can fix just about anything.  (well, I don't let him touch some things, like an SLR -- shhh).

This is the new partition and it is bee-u-ti-ful.

I couldn't be more pleased with the result.  Three miniature donkeys will have a hard time getting through that blockade.  You see we had caught Luigi in the act of standing on his hind legs to reach the hay over the old partition.  His next trick was to bend the fencing away from the back wall to get at the hay.  They really should be called three little monkeys!

I've mentioned I'm thinking about adding chickens to our homestead next year.  Came home with a book on coops from Tractor Supply and Rick just said, "oh".  He knows he'll be called into action, yet again.  :)